Genome sequence of the shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strain NCCP15657

Byung Kwon Kim, Geun Cheol Song, Gun Hyong Hong, Won Keun Seong, Seon Young Kim, Haeyoung Jeong, Sung Gyun Kang, Soon Kyeong Kwon, Choong Hoon Lee, Ju Yeon Song, Dong Su Yu, Mi Sun Park, Seung Hak Cho, Jihyun F. Kim

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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli causes bloody diarrhea and hemolytic-uremic syndrome and serious outbreaks worldwide. Here, we report the draft genome sequence of E. coli NCCP15657 isolated from a patient. The genome has virulence genes, many in the locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE) island, encoding a metalloprotease, the Shiga toxin, and constituents of type III secretion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3751-3752
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jul

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology


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